News | 02/17/2006 5:00 am EST
CHUM Ltd. has announced the appointment of Gabrielle Free to the post of director of communication for CHUM Television’s music and youth services. As such, Free will head up external communications for such CHUM brands as MuchMusic, MuchMoreMusic, MuchVibe, MuchLOUD, MuchMoreRetro, Razer and PunchMuch – brands that have heavy online and mobile presences in addition to their traditional television component.
Free is a veteran of the Toronto International Film Festival, where served as director of communications, and has also worked in publicity at YTV, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, and the Ontario Media Development Corporation, among others. She has a degree in English and film studies from the University of Western Ontario in London ON and a communications diploma from Toronto’s Seneca College.